DIY Designer Lamp

DIY Designer Lamp

I have had my eye on this gorgeous Kelly Wearstler lamp for months but I could not justify paying over $900 for it.  Yes, you read that right. $900 buckaroos for just one lamp and most people need a pair so double that and you got yourself these beauties at the expense of a nice [...]

Family Room – One Room Challenge Week 8: The Reveal

Family Room – One Room Challenge Week 8: The Reveal

If you are new to my blog, welcome! I’m Sanda Stojakovic and I’m the author of My Design Playbook. A year ago my husband and I bought a 1970 Colonial house that needed many updates but we were so excited about this purchase that we knew we could turn this house into our home. Ever [...]

Family Room – One Room Challenge Week 7: How to custom frame your artwork

Family Room – One Room Challenge Week 7: How to custom frame your artwork

If you are new to my blog, welcome! I’m Sanda Stojakovic and I’m the author of My Design Playbook. A year ago my husband and I bought a 1970 Colonial house that needed many updates but we were so excited about this purchase that we knew we could turn this house into our home. Ever [...]

Family Room – One Room Challenge Week 5 and 6: Installing Wall Moulding

Family Room – One Room Challenge Week 5 and 6: Installing Wall Moulding

If you are new to my blog, welcome! I’m Sanda Stojakovic and I’m the author of My Design Playbook. A year ago my husband and I bought a 1970 Colonial house that needed many updates but we were so excited about this purchase that we knew we could turn this house into our home. Ever [...]

Family Room – One Room Challenge Week 4: Tips for Cutting Wall Trim using a Miter Saw

Family Room – One Room Challenge Week 4: Tips for Cutting Wall Trim using a Miter Saw

If you are new to my blog, welcome! I’m Sanda Stojakovic and I’m the author of My Design Playbook. A year ago my husband and I bought a 1970 Colonial house that needed many updates but we were so excited about this purchase that we knew we could turn this house into our home. Ever [...]

Family Room One Room Challenge Week 3: Moulding, Moulding, Moulding.

Family Room One Room Challenge Week 3: Moulding, Moulding, Moulding.

If you are new to my blog, welcome! I'm Sanda Stojakovic and I’m the creator of My Design Playbook. A year ago my husband and I bought a 1970 Colonial house that needed many updates but we were so excited about this purchase that we knew we could turn this house into our home. Ever [...]

Family Room One Room Challenge, Week 2: Sourcing Art and Frames

Family Room One Room Challenge, Week 2: Sourcing Art and Frames

If you are new to my blog, welcome! I'm Sanda Stojakovic and I’m the creator of My Design Playbook. A year ago my husband and I bought a 1970 Colonial house that needed many updates but we were so excited about this purchase that we knew we could turn this house into our home. Ever [...]

Ikea Malm Dresser Hack

Ikea Malm Dresser Hack

Ikea furniture tend to be on the minimalism design spectrum which is great because it gives you a blank canvas to transform any piece into something uniquely yours. I have read about many Malm Dresser transformation that included painting or stenciling the dresser into a different color. I kept my dresser white with the goal [...]

One Room Challenge – Week 6: Moody Bedroom Reveal!

One Room Challenge – Week 6:  Moody Bedroom Reveal!

It’s Done!! I was not sure if I was going to be able to make it to the finish line but with several late nights I’m beyond excited to finally reveal our guest bedroom makeover. Before I do, I want to share that NONE of this would have been possible without my husband, Uros.  He [...]